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My Dell Computer has a ELAN Smart pad mouse and each time i go to do something and left click the cursor goes to the START menu button or drop down menu! I can not find a function in the ELAN menu of options for stopping this ANNOYING practice and wondered if you could help me solve this issue! kind regards shelley

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Hi Shelley,

This is only a guess, but try the following:
Go to Control Panel -> Mouse -> Pointer options tab.
Uncheck "Automatically move pointer to the default...."
and press OK.

A "last resort solution" will be to uninstall the smartpad's driver, restart the computer then reinstall it. I advise you, in any case, downloading the latest driver for it from here. Make sure to select the appropriate operating system you have.

Good luck,
Pelu.

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